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898 Ratings

The Frighteners

Directed by Peter Jackson
United States, New Zealand, 1996
Comedy, Horror


Supernatural comedy thriller. Frank Bannister investigates the haunting of Fairwater which seems linked to the mysteriously high incidence of death by heart attack in the town.

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The Frighteners Directed by Peter Jackson

Critics reviews

I guess if you’re disposed to get involved in the convoluted horror-comedy plot of Peter Jackson’s The Frighteners (Zemeckis served as executive producer) you might discover some sort of continuity beneath the barrage of special effects. But the ugly, aggressive, proliferating effects were all I could begin to contend with.
July 19, 1996
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